chain stopper

noun

: a device (as a hook) that secures the anchor chain (as when the anchor is raised) thus taking the strain from the windlass

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“Chain stopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chain%20stopper. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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